Arthur Kennedy

1914 - 1990

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John Arthur Kennedy (February 17, 1914 – January 5, 1990) was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway. He won the 1949 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Miller's Death of a Salesman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Kennedy has received more than 604,069 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Arthur Kennedy is the 1,508th most popular actor (down from 899th in 2019), the 2,676th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,733rd in 2019) and the 740th most popular American Actor.

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  • 600k

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  • 65.09

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Arthur Kennedy ranks 1,508 out of 10,030Before him are Lindsay Wagner, Katie Holmes, Matthew Fox, Timothy Spall, Scatman Crothers, and Itziar Ituño. After him are Jill St. John, Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Oleg Tabakov, Wallace Shawn, and Philippe Nahon.

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Among people born in 1914, Arthur Kennedy ranks 110Before him are Richard Basehart, Vladimir Chelomey, Alberto Lattuada, Taizo Kawamoto, Kirill Kondrashin, and Edmund Conen. After him are Infante Gonzalo of Spain, Hans Wegner, Akira Matsunaga, Annie Fischer, Lyman Spitzer, and Princess Maria Francesca of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1990, Arthur Kennedy ranks 85Before him are Shigeo Shingo, George de Mestral, Wolfgang Schmieder, Xavier Cugat, Edmund Conen, and Georgy Flyorov. After him are Tom Fogerty, Eduard Streltsov, Attilio Demaría, Ronald Evans, Horst Sindermann, and Naoto Tajima.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arthur Kennedy ranks 2,676 out of 15,968Before him are Edwin Sutherland (1883), Katie Holmes (1978), Matthew Fox (1966), Harlan Ellison (1934), Anne McCaffrey (1926), and Scatman Crothers (1910). After him are Jill St. John (1940), Fess Parker (1924), Jeffrey Hunter (1926), Richard Holbrooke (1941), William Peter Blatty (1928), and Lead Belly (1888).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Arthur Kennedy ranks 740Before him are Mark Dacascos (1964), Jane Lynch (1960), Lindsay Wagner (1949), Katie Holmes (1978), Matthew Fox (1966), and Scatman Crothers (1910). After him are Jill St. John (1940), Fess Parker (1924), Jeffrey Hunter (1926), Wallace Shawn (1943), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), and Xander Berkeley (1955).

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